Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Hate your Comcast broadband? Verizon might sell you 5G home Internet

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Hate your Comcast broadband? Verizon might sell you 5G home Internet

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5G vs. cable — Verizon targets cities dominated by cable, citing customer demand for competition. Jon Brodkin – Oct 5, 2018 10:30 am UTC Verizon’s launch of 5G home Internet targeted four cities dominated by either Comcast or Charter, and Verizon says it will continue to bring the service to densely populated areas dominated by…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Venom film review: Stupid, but still good enough to bite your head off

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Venom film review: Stupid, but still good enough to bite your head off

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Brock party — Genuine fun and laughs await—once the titular anti-hero arrives. Sam Machkovech – Oct 5, 2018 9:58 am UTC Enlarge / The worst part is, that’s his happy face.The Marvel Comics movie-rights juggle has lingered for years, thanks to Sony and Fox having a stake in a few major properties. This probably should…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Twitter-inspired You Might Be the Killer is coming to Syfy this weekend

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Twitter-inspired You Might Be the Killer is coming to Syfy this weekend

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Body count — Chuck Wendig and Sam Sykes’ viral Twitter tale makes for a surprisingly good film. Jennifer Ouellette – Oct 4, 2018 11:28 pm UTC Enlarge / Sam (Fran Kranz) calls his buddy Chuck (Alyson Hannigan) for advice when camp counselors start getting brutally murdered.The first feature film ever to be inspired by a…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Rocket Report: SpaceX targeted, Chinese rocket scientist goes viral, SLS slips?

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Rocket Report: SpaceX targeted, Chinese rocket scientist goes viral, SLS slips?

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Let’s do launch — Zhang was “most crucial to the development process,” had “irreplaceable” talents. Eric Berger – Oct 5, 2018 11:00 am UTC Welcome to Edition 1.20 of the Rocket Report! We have a couple of stories about a rising Chinese commercial space company, LandSpace, and its efforts to attract new talent that have…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Private Moon-Exploration Company Will Work with Canadian Space Agency

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Private Moon-Exploration Company Will Work with Canadian Space Agency

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The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) may soon start using private moon landers to explore the lunar surface. The CSA has signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida-based company Moon Express, which is developing a family of spacecraft with the aim of slashing the cost of robotic trips to the moon and other deep-space destinations. The…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Newly detected microquasar gamma-rays ‘call for new ideas’

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Newly detected microquasar gamma-rays ‘call for new ideas’

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Newly detected microquasar gamma-rays ‘call for new ideas’ by Staff Writers Los Alamos AZ (SPX) Oct 05, 2018 illustration only The first-ever detection of highly energetic radiation from a microquasar has astrophysicists scrambling for new theories to explain the extreme particle acceleration. A microquasar is a black hole that gobbles up debris from a nearby…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech What the Remaining 15 PlayStation Classic Games Need to Be

Hexbyte – Science and Tech What the Remaining 15 PlayStation Classic Games Need to Be

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Sony has announced the first five titles that will be released with the PlayStation Classic, meaning that there are 15 slots left to fill. The games we know about so far are as follows:Final Fantasy VII,Jumping Flash,Ridge Racer Type 4,Tekken 3, andWild Arms.Great games. We want more great games, though. Specifically these 15 great games,…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fitbit Charge 3 review: Comfortable activity tracker backed by a powerful fitness platform

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Fitbit Charge 3 review: Comfortable activity tracker backed by a powerful fitness platform

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The Apple Watch Series 4 has dominated the wearable news wires for the past few weeks, but according to Fitbit’s research 42 percent of adults planning to purchase a wearable are looking for an activity tracker, compared to 36 percent looking for a smartwatch. The new Fitbit Charge 3 is clearly aimed at this segment…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech 9 things to expect from the Google Pixel 3 event next week

Hexbyte – Science and Tech 9 things to expect from the Google Pixel 3 event next week

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Apple had its moment last month, so now it’s Google’s turn to show off new hardware. On October 9th, Google will hold an event to unveil the latest products in its Pixel, Home, and Chromecast lines. It’ll be Google’s chance to wow consumers before the holidays and to answer to its competitors. In just the…